Pilot projects launched help refugees set up businesses

The Ipswich Star reports on one of the pilots delivering the refugee entrepreneurship programme.

A new entrepreneur training scheme is being launched in East Anglia to help and encourage refugees to establish their own businesses. The £360,300 initiative will be delivered by training agency MENTA, based in Bury St Edmunds, providing help within the urban centres of Ipswich, Norwich and Peterborough…Since it was established in 1984, MENTA has helped more than 35,000 entrepreneurs launch and run thriving business across East Anglia. Other one-year pilot schemes are being run in Bristol, Belfast and Staffordshire. They are all being overseen by the Centre for Entrepreneurs.

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